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KNSS News
July 28, 2020 - 6:06 pm
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has amended its travel quarantine list. Florida as well as those countries with a CDC Level 3 Travel Health Notice with restrictions remain, but Arizona, Bahrain and French Guiana are removed effective Tuesday.
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July 27, 2020 - 9:38 am
The battle against COVID-19 is far from over. Wichita Mayor Brandon Whipple tells KNSS News the last two weeks have seen an uptick in the number of COVID-19 patients comfined to Wichita hospial beds. Whipple says the virus is now "community spread", as opposed to showing up in clusters. Whipple...
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FILE - This March 16, 2020 file photo shows vials used by pharmacists to prepare syringes used on the first day of a first-stage safety study clinical trial of the potential vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. The world's biggest COVID-19 vaccine test got underway Monday, July 27 with the first of 30,000 planned volunteers. The experimental vaccine is made by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc., and it's one of several candidates in the final stretch of the global vaccine race. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
KNSS News
July 27, 2020 - 8:47 am
The world’s biggest COVID-19 vaccine study got underway Monday with the first of 30,000 planned volunteers helping to test shots created by the U.S. government -- one of several candidates in the final stretch of the global vaccine race. There’s still no guarantee that the experimental vaccine,...
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KNSS News
July 26, 2020 - 8:55 pm
Coronavirus in Sedgwick County: 2,369 active cases and one new death.
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July 24, 2020 - 7:27 pm
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment in cooperation with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will initiate treatment for blue-green algae at Milford Reservoir in Geary County on Tuesday, July 28.
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KNSS News
July 24, 2020 - 6:47 pm
Rawlins and Wallace counties in western Kansas are the only two of the state's 105 counties that haven't had a reported coronavirus case.
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July 24, 2020 - 2:53 pm
Researchers discover new information about COVID-19 mutations that could help towards a vaccine.
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July 24, 2020 - 1:10 pm
Sedgwick County Commissioners vote to amend health order that closes bars and restaurants selling alcohol.
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July 24, 2020 - 12:00 pm
Dr. Fauci: Don’t think it’s necessary to shut down the country amid coronavirus pandemic.
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July 24, 2020 - 10:58 am
Sedgwick County Commissioners to hold special meeting today related to public health order.
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